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Journal of Chemistry
Volume 2016, Article ID 6387305, 6 pages
Research Article

Synthesis of Novel Heterocyclic Imine Type UV Absorbers for Application on Cotton Based Textile Materials

1Yildiz Technical University, Faculty of Art and Sciences, Department of Chemistry, Davutpasa Campus, 34220 Esenler-Istanbul, Turkey
2Sanko Holding, ISKO Division, Organize Sanayi Bölgesi, 3. Cadde, İnegöl-Bursa, Turkey

Received 29 September 2016; Accepted 15 November 2016

Academic Editor: Artur M. S. Silva

Copyright © 2016 Nuket Ocal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Novel Schiff bases with the potential to exhibit biologically active and UV absorption properties were synthesized. Their application on cotton based textile materials was performed and the UV protection factor (UPF) values and the antibacterial features of the treated fabrics were measured.